1 sed, seg

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Forms: seadha

n m. g s. and n pl. seadha, IGT Decl. § 95 .

(a) strength, vigour : tracht .i. segh no nert, ut est rith tar tracht, O'C. 2078 ( H. 4.22, p. 67c ). ro benad a sedh . . . asa lámaib, SG 76.x . conā bí súg nō seag innte `sap nor strength', Aisl. MC 55.4 . co ndechaid ar seg asar suilib 'ga sith[sh]ellad, TTebe 2048 . ro sheacsat . . . a lamha ┐ ruccadh a sedh asta, conar bó calma gach duine dibh ina ben sheola, BNnÉ 27 § 22 . nach bīnn seadh an rēda noch tig ō nī nī as treisi nā in rēd fēin (i.e. that what is derived is not stronger than that from which it is derived), RC xlix 12.10 . seadh cairte ní chomhaill Gall, Aithd. D. 38.1 . corcair as bhuan seadh, 1.25 . fulang a ffaobhair slegh, sedh a samhthach, FM v 1628.6 . seadh .i. laidir, no laidirecht, O'Cl.

(b) an equal, equivalent : seadh do tuirind .i. is samhail do chruithnecht, ZCP v 488 § 8 (B. na f.). Cf. cumma ┐ sed ┐ samail a tri cuaich, BB 35a16 .

(c) heed, interest, regard, respect : san tsúil mhairbh ghlais mhuill | ná cuir suim ná seadh, DDána 8.5 . teirce a-cách an creideamh cóir, | beigsheadh ag cách san chanóin, 57.1 . gá seadh méad a iarrata | 's gur mó sa chách a chnuasach what does it signify?, 120.6 . an magh tadhaillse i dtá ar seadh `this passing world which I so love', Aithd. D. 50.35 . do chuir do sheadh na shēna | cor fher fhuil na aithmhéla, Ir. Texts ii 79 § 7 (of St. Peter). fuighle an airdríogh do b'é a sheadh `His words were ever Francis' care', PBocht 8.16 . nír chuir sin i seadh | nimh [dá bhear] na mbos `He heeded not the smart . . .', 5.21 . gach neimedh a nemhṡedh | is deiredh don doman, IGT Decl. ex. 392 . tug gach sáoi sedh san roighéig, ex. 1011 . cuiridh bean éduigh eile | seadh nar séduibh suirghine, ex. 819 . fer hé gan gléṡeadh 'na goin, IGT Verbs ex. 364 . ga seadh falta acht a bfráoch ruinn? `what matters any quarrel save their anger against us?', Ériu ix 167 § 37 . measaim nach raibhe seadh aige i seanchus Éireann do lorgaireacht, Keat. i 74.19 . na cuir beann, suim, spéis, seadh, ann `regard', Eg. Gl. 71 . cuirrinn 'mun ccraoibh shairghil go seadh | Uí laoigh Ailghin ó Ailghean esteemed, Ir. Texts iv 61.99 .

(d) ó ṡed in respect of, in regard to (?): gan bésa an tíri irroibe do dénum . . . ó shed cos ná lám ná chuirp, SG 48.24 .

Compds. ¤mín of mild strength : Sileas sruith segmín `venerable, strong, mild Silas', Gorm. July 13 . ¤réimm `a vigorous career': ailithrig ro fesser | da sesser co segreim (: helbeim), Dec. 23 .